Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 129390
FC2 does not see 3C985 Gig Nic
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:08:28 EST
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Description of problem:
Gateway 935s 1.4Ghz with 4GB ram
2 aic-79xxx scsi , one onboard, one external,
3 internal Seagate SCSI 18G drives using onboard controller.
3Com 3C589 GiG ethernet NIC
Promise Vtrak 15100 disk array 15 250GB WD sata drives.
The promise uses Busybox Linux and is attached to
Gateway via SCSI.
During installation of FC2 the 3c589 is not seen.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install FC2 on hardware listed above
Actual Results: 3C985 is not recognized by OS
Expected Results: detection and configuration of NIC during
This looks like a 2.6 kernel issue, although I have not verified this
Fedora Core 2 has now reached end of life, and no further updates will be
provided by Red Hat. The Fedora legacy project will be producing further kernel
updates for security problems only.
If this bug has not been fixed in the latest Fedora Core 2 update kernel, please
try to reproduce it under Fedora Core 3, and reopen if necessary, changing the
product version accordingly.